The city of Los Angeles and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have finalized street-closure plans around Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre for next month’s Academy Awards, Oscars officials said Monday.
Hollywood Boulevard will be closed between Highland Avenue and Orange Drive beginning at 10 p.m. on Sunday, February 25, and remain closed until 6 a.m. on Wednesday, March 7.
Between Feb. 25 and the Oscars ceremony on Sunday, March 4, additional streets and sidewalks will be closed for varying periods. Details of those closures and maps of affected areas are available from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, the Sixth and the Thirteenth District City Council field offices and on the Academy’s website at www.oscars.org/closures.
Metro subway trains will bypass the Hollywood & Highland station after the last regularly scheduled train on Saturday, March 3, until 6 a.m. Monday, March 5. Service at the station will resume with the first scheduled train after 6 a.m.
The 90th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 4, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue.
–City News Service
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